Our Behavioural Health Department offers the most integrated and largest range of inpatient and outpatient mental health services in the Cayman Islands.
Our team of experts includes specialists in psychiatry, neuropsychiatry, psychology, ABA/behaviour therapy, mental health nurses, clinical social workers and other clinicians who are trained to help children, adolescents, adults and older adults with complex mental health needs.
Our 11-bed inpatient facility provides 24-hour specialised medical treatment for acutely ill patients with severe mental health needs.
Location: Cayman Island Hospital
We offer a variety of outpatient services to children, adolescents, adults and elderly persons including crisis intervention, consultation and liaison services, forensic services, community outreach, public education and research. Interventions are offered for depression, anxiety, trauma and a range of other mental health and neurodevelopmental conditions.
We also offer assessment and acute intervention for child protection cases as well as psychological, neuropsychiatric and psychiatric consultation, and medication management.
Location: 3rd floor at Smith Road Medical Centre, 150 Smith Road
Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30 am -4:30 pm
Alex’s Place (Adolescent Behavioural Health Centre)
Launched in partnership with the Alex Panton Foundation, our comfortable and youth-friendly centre offers children and adolescents expert, trauma-informed care as an alternative to the emergency room.
A multi-disciplinary team (consisting of psychiatrists, clinical psychologists, paediatric/adolescent mental health nurses, social workers, and occupational therapists) will provide evidence-based care focused on crisis response in the management of mental health-related risks and community outreach services.
With the continued collaboration and new ventures with local charities, mental health service providers, youth services, and government bodies, Alex’s Place is a step forward in ensuring an integrated service that meets the needs of the youth in our community.
Location: Cayman Islands Hospital (Old General Practice Building)
Hours: Monday – Friday 10 am – 6 pm
Our day facility provides a supportive learning environment, clinical assistance and social support for patients having on-going difficulties with community adjustment and interpersonal relations. The daycare programme offers continuing treatment while enabling a patient to live in the community.
Location: 65 Smith Road (Former Light of the World Building across from Pines Drive)
Hours: Monday to Friday 9 am – 2 pm